Flight Disruptions with Air Europa: How To Claim Your Compensation
If you’ve had a flight disruption and you want to know more about compensation – you’ve come to the right place for information. AirHelp is here to help.
Continue reading to learn how we enforce your flight rights.
Compensation for Flight Disruptions with Air Europa
Under the EU regulation, EC 261 – which protects the rights of air passengers – not all flight disruptions are eligible for compensation.
According to the legislation, Air Europa passengers are entitled to compensation if their flight arrived at the final destination 3 hours after the scheduled estimated time of arrival.
Other factors also determine whether you are eligible for claiming cash compensation. For instance, certain perks offered by the airline like a voucher could waive your right to compensation. This is why it’s very important to be diligent and not sign any document offered to you by an airline when there has been a flight issue without reading the fine print.
If you want to avoid the hassle of working out if your Air Europa flight disruption qualifies for compensation – our easy-to-use compensation calculator will do the grunt work for you. Provided that our compensation checker confirms that you are indeed eligible for compensation for your flight mishap – our team of trusted industry experts will help you with your claim at each step of the way.
How is Air Europa Compensation Calculated?
There is a popular misconception about compensation which is the amount of compensation you are owed depends on the price of your ticket. It isn’t. According to EC 261, which elaborates on air passenger rights, the amount of Air Europa compensation you are owed when you’ve suffered a flight disruption is based on the distance of your flight.
Our helpful chart breaks down what you are owed based on the distance of your flight. Note that because EC 261 is an EU law, the compensation currency is always paid in Euros.
And remember, when in doubt of how much compensation you are owed, you can follow this link to our free compensation checker and find out in minutes how much you are entitled to for your flight disruption.
- €250 for flights delayed three hours or more, in which the total flight distance is less than 1,500 km
- €400 for flights delayed three hours or more, in which the total flight distance is between 1,500 km and 3,500 km (or more than 1,500 km within the EU).
- €300 for flights delayed between three and four hours
- €600 for flights delayed more than four hours, in which the total flight distance is more than 3,500 km (or between an EU and non-EU airport)
If your flight is delayed five hours or more, by law, the airline has to give you:
- A full refund for the flight
- A full refund for other flights in that same reservation which you won’t be able to make
- A flight back to your original point of departure (the first airport you departed from)
- Food and drinks
- Access to phone calls and e-mail
- Accommodation if you're delayed overnight as well as transportation between the airport and the hotel
W'hen are You Not Entitled to Air Europa Compensation?
According to EU legislation, there are circumstances when a flight disruption with Air Europa will not lead to compensation.
This is when the flight disruption is due to extraordinary circumstances, which is loosely defined as scenarios beyond an airline’s control. These situations include but are not limited to: lightning strikes, medical emergencies, and strikes by airport or air traffic control staff. However, if the airline staff members strike, then the affected flight qualifies for compensation because airline management is considered responsible for their employees’ behavior.
However, note that if an airline explains that a flight disruption because of “technical difficulties” or “operational difficulties,” these circumstances do not count as “extraordinary circumstances.”
That means you are still eligible for compensation.
Air Europa Lost Baggage Compensation and Air Europa Delayed Baggage Compensation
Unfortunately, circumstances like technical problems or bad weather can lead to baggage getting damaged or not arriving at the destination airport at the same time as the passenger.
Air Europa Lost Baggage Compensation
If you traveled on Air Europa and find out that your luggage never arrived at the airport, you could be entitled to Air Europa lost baggage compensation.
We’ve written an article that gives an easy-to-read list of all the important things to do if your baggage gets bashed up on an Air Europa flight, read the list here.
Air Europa Delayed Baggage Compensation
If your baggage arrives later than expected and leads to dire consequences for your journey, you could be entitled to Air Europa delayed baggage compensation. Read our helpful list of the correct action to take and the documents you will need in this situation.
Why Should I Claim My Compensation With AirHelp?
Each year almost nine million passengers are entitled to compensation for flight disruptions, as well as denied boarding. Yet, 87% of travelers do not know their rights.
Only 66% of these people will file for the compensation that they are legally owed.
68% of travelers feel that they are not informed by airlines following a flight disruption, so AirHelp is the perfect solution for frustrated, time-is-of-the-essence passengers facing disruptions which are out of their control. AirHelp offers travelers a hassle-free experience for gaining the compensation that is rightfully theirs.
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About Air Europa
Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. is an airline in Spain, the third largest after Iberia and Vueling. The airline is headquartered in the Polígono Son Noguera in the Centro Empresarial Globalia in Llucmajor, Majorca, Spain.
Air Europa Headquarter
Air Europa is headquartered in Llucmajor, Mallorca, Spain.
Airline IATA Code: UX
Address: CIF A07129430, con domicilio en CTRA. ARENAL – LLUCMAJOR KM, 21.5 – 07620 LLUCMAJOR – Baleares – España.